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Re: Fw: Congress to vote on allowing a toll charge for internet access]

  • From: Adam McKenna
  • Date: Tue Jan 25 15:05:01 2000

This is a hoax which started in canada (hence the P after the bill number
instead of an S or HR)

There is really no need for more discussion here.  This is a well known hoax.


On Tue, Jan 25, 2000 at 02:03:47PM -0500, Alex Kamantauskas wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2000, Brad S. Dreisbach wrote:
> >> WAIT, THERE'S MORE! IN ADDITION, The last few months have revealed an
> >> alarming trend in the Government of the United States attempting to
> >> quietly push through legislation that will affect your use of the
> >> Internet.  Under proposed legislation the U.S. Postal Service will be
> >> attempting to bilk email users out of "alternate postage fees".  Bill
> >> 602P will permit the Federal Govt. to charge a 5 cent surcharge on
> >> every email delivered, by billing Internet Service Providers at source.
>  HR 602 - the "Civil Service Long-Term Care Insurance Benefit Act"?  
> --
> Alex Kamantauskas
> [email protected]